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Voyager 1 examines JupiterAn overview of the Voyager mission to Jupiter, Saturn, and possibly Uranus is presented. Scientific instruments onboard the spacecraft are described as well as methods used for their calibration and evaluation during the cruise phase of the mission. Experiments to be performed cover the following areas: imaging science, radio science, cosmic rays, ultraviolet spectroscopy, photopolarimetry, planetary radio astronomy, magnetic fields, low-energy charged particles, plasma science, and infrared radiometry and spectroscopy. A list of the satellites of Jupiter and their diameters, distances, and periods is included.
Document ID
19790009610
Document Type
Other - News Release/Speech
Date Acquired
August 29, 2013
Publication Date
February 22, 1979
Subject Category
Lunar And Planetary Exploration
Report/Patent Number
P79-10024
NASA-NEWS-RELEASE-79-23
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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